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Mac Application Development by Example Beginner's Guide by Robert Wiebe

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Time for action – implementing the interface for browsing our pictures folder

The Pictures folder is the default location for storing images. While the App user may want to store them elsewhere, Apple wants developers to stick with the Pictures folder and has provided standard ways to locate and access this folder.

Note

App Sandboxing, which is required if we want to put an App in the Mac OS X App store, requires us to use the standard methods of accessing the Pictures folder. It is very important to use these methods and not create an App that accesses the user's filesystem in a non-standard manner by trying to write to other folders.

To begin, we will implement the interface to the browser.

  1. In the project navigator, click on the file named MainMenu.xib ...

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